Tree to 35 m tall, older trees buttressed to 1 m up trunk; Leaves coriaceous, usually elliptic-subovate to rarely lanceolate, 5-20 by 2.5-6 cm, bluntly acuminate at apex, cuneate to rounded at base, glabrous on both surfaces, minutely papillose on venation of both surfaces giving a bead-like appearance; Stipules 6-7 mm long, partly intrapetiolar, carinate, ovate, foliaceous, acute to acuminate, persistent to subpersistent. Inflorescences little-branched, to 10 cm long, the rachis and branches lightly tomentellous; Petals white tinged pink, fleshy, ellliptic, concave, largest up to 15 mm long, tomentellous on exterior, enveloping staminal ligule, the others much smaller to 6 mm long. Stamens 25-30 united into a unilateral ligule for ⅔ length, to 12 mm long, glabrous; Ovary densely pilose. Fruit ovoid, unilocular 4 by 3 cm;
Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Mindanao present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Philippines (Mindanao). .